Rapids City employment information

IndexRapids CityIllinoisNational
Income per capita$35,250$31,502$29,829
Median household income$79,271$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$80,625$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$63,295$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$32,171$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level10.0%14.0%15.1%
The Rapids City, IL employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Rapids City is $35,250, which is 12% higher than than the Illinois average and 18% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $79,271, which is 34% higher than than the Illinois average and 43% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Rapids City is 3%, which is 37% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Rapids City is 10% which is 34% lower than than the national average.

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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$52,842$79,271$158,542
City
$39,460$59,196$118,392
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
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Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Rapids City is 18% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Rapids City is 43% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Rapids City is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Rapids City is 34% lower than the national average.

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      Rapids City median earnings by income bracket

      Rapids City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector40.2%0.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.8%2.8%
      Wholesale & retail services12.0%13.9%
      Public administration10.8%3.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.4%1.6%
      Education, health & social services6.4%25.0%
      Other14.1%24.6%

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      McCausland, IA326$74,06334%
      Rapids City, IL1,095$79,27143%

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      La Puebla, NM1,095$19,61965%
      Solomon, KS1,095$51,9446%
      Laurys Station, PA1,095$80,37545%
      Rapids City, IL1,095$79,27143%
      Source: The Rapids City, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).